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Display and Video Output Configurations - Docking Stations

The following describes display and video output configurations supported by ThinkPad systems in docking and non-docking configurations.

 

ThinkPad Basic Dock (40A00000WW), ThinkPad Basic Dock 65W (40A00065XX), ThinkPad Basic Dock 90W (40A00090XX)

 

Product Graphics Card ThinkPad Video Output Docking Video Output Maximum displays simultaneously supported (system + docking)
ThinkPad LCD
VGA out
DP out
VGA
3 - any combination

ThinkPad X240s
Intel
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad X240
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
ThinkPad T440s
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad T440
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad T440p
Intel
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad T540p
Intel
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad L440
Intel
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad L540
Intel
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad W540
Standard Mode
x
x
x
x
Advanced Mode
x
x
x
x
4 - any combination

 

Note: For X240, T440s and T440 Intel Graphics both System VGA and Display output of Docking station can’t be used at the same time. When Docking station is used, system has to be attached/detached to Docking station after removing VGA cable from system VGA connector.

 

ThinkPad Pro Dock 65W(40A10065XX), 90W (40A10090XX)

 

Product Graphics Card ThinkPad Video Output Docking Video Output Maximum displays simultaneously supported (system + docking)
ThinkPad LCD
VGA out
DP out
DP or DVI
VGA
3 - any combination
ThinkPad X240s
Intel
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad X240
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
x
ThinkPad T440s
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad T440
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad T440p
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad T540p
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad L440
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad L540
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad W540
Standard Mode
x
x
x
x
x
Advanced Mode
x
x
x
x
x
5 - any combination


Note: For X240, T440s and T440 Intel Graphics both System VGA and Display output of Docking station can’t be used at the same time. When Docking station is used, system has to be attached/detached to Docking station after removing VGA cable from system VGA connector.

ThinkPad Ultra Dock 90W (40A20090XX) and ThinkPad Ultra Dock 135W, 170W (40A20135XX, 40A20170XX)

 

Product Graphics Card ThinkPad Video Output Docking Video Output Maximum displays simultaneously supported (system + docking)
ThinkPad LCD
VGA out
DP out
DP or HDMI
DP or DVI
VGA
3 - any combination
ThinkPad X240s
Intel
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad X240
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad T440s
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad T440
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad T440p
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad T540p
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad L440
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad L540
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad W540
Standard Mode
x
x
x
x
x
x
Advanced Mode
x
x
x
x
x
x
6 - any combination

 

Note: For X240, T440s and T440 Intel Graphics both System VGA and Display output of Docking station can’t be used at the same time. When Docking station is used, system has to be attached/detached to Docking station after removing VGA cable from system VGA connector.

Additional information
Docking Stations and Port Replicators: Reference Guide - A list of docking stations and port replicators


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Document ID : PD029622
Last Updated : 23 Feb 2014
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